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Tag Archives: Weymouth Center for the Arts & Humanities

Carl Sandburg Writer-in-Residence

The Carl Sandburg Home National Historic Site is located on 264 acres in western North Carolina. Carl Sandburg, of course, was a Pulitzer-Prize winning author and poet who made his home in Flat Rock for nearly twenty-five years. The park’s vast historical and cultural resources include pastures, ponds, small mountains, hiking trails, and fifty structures, […]

D.G. Martin Interviews Jaki Shelton Green

Poet Jaki Shelton Green, of Mebane, will be inducted into the North Carolina Literary Hall of Fame on Sunday, October 12. She sat down with D.G. Martin recently on WCHL 97.9 FM to talk about her work with female prisoners, how she writes “always with fear,” and her hope that her poetry can be understood […]

Kathryn Stripling Byer on “The State of Things” Today!

Listen today, Friday, October 12, ¬†at 12:00 pm to WUNC 91.5 “The State of Things” with Frank Stasio to hear a feature on the upcoming North Carolina Literary Hall of Fame inductions and an interview with 2012 inductee Kathryn Stripling Byer. Bestselling poet and memoirist Maya Angelou, former state Poet Laureate Kathryn Stripling Byer, and […]

New Videos of Members Reading Poetry

New footage of North Carolina Writers’ Network members reading their poetry is now available on the Network’s YouTube channel. (Check out the playlist “NC Poetry Society 2012 Annual Meeting“.) Videos of the following poets are posted: Anthony S. Abbott Michael Gaspeny Mimi Herman Richard Krawiec Dave Manning Sandra Ann Winters Lisa Zerkle These videos were […]